Morgan Kraus

FL/BK

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-8
  • Hometown Rockford, Mich.
  • Last School Rockford HS
  • Club Team Rockford Riptide

Career Bests

Career Honors

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020, 2021)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021)

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Competed in all three of Ohio State’s regular season meets
  • Earned points for the Buckeyes in the 100 Fly and 100 and 200 Back at the Big Ten Championships to help the team to its second consecutive title
  • Swam personal-best times in all of her events at the conference championships, including the 100 Back (53.41), 200 Back (1:57.43) and the 100 Fly (53.26)

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Had a fantastic OSU Winter Invitational where she swam personal best times in three finals events including the 100 Back where she placed second
  • Had a strong meet against the University of Pittsburgh where she placed first in the 200 Back with a 2:01.01 as well as second in the 100 Back
  • Earned first place in the 50 Free against Denison with a time of 24.22

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four year letterwinner at Rockford High School
  • Competed in the butterfly, backstroke and freestyle
  • Four-time All-Conference, All-American and All-State selection
  • Three-time Conference Champion in the 100 Fly
  • Two-time Conference Champion in the 50 Free and 100 Back
  • State Champion in 200 Relay and 100 Fly
  • Three-time USA Scholastic All-American
  • Named captain her senior season

Personal

  • Daughter of Brian and Dana Kraus
  • Has one sister, Sara
  • Would like to pursue a master’s degree
  • Greatest sports thrill: Winning high school state’s in 2016 and swimming her best ever 100 free split in the 4×400 freestyle relay